In Section 8.1.1 (P230 of the book, P249 of the PDF) of Wagner's book, the following example is shown:

x = 5;
temp`x = 6;
{x, Global`x}

The output is claimed to be:

{6, 5}

But actually in version 8 and 9, the real behavior is:

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Have I missed something, or this example is just outdated?

If so, do there exist other outdated parts in this book? Should we start a collection or something?

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